Fred has spent almost 30 years in the higher education industry. During the past three and one half years, Fred served as a regional vice president for DeVry University where he maintained contact with Follett through our role of fulfilling textbook needs for DeVry students. During Fredís prior tenure with Follett he served as Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning and Communications, where he integrated a business-to-business advertising program and planned the development of marketing services to leverage on-campus and online company venues. He also served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing and Director of Marketing for Follett Campus Resources.
Fredís career has also literally spanned the country. Prior to joining Follett, he served as the associate director for the Rhode Island Committee for Humanities and as an assistant professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Fred earned a PhD in philosophy from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.